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Ammeter
Measures size of a current
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How do you change the size of a current?
Change the potential difference
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Voltmeter
Measures potential difference
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Potential difference
Measures the energy transferred to a component for each energy of charge that passes through the component
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Resistance
Measuring how hard it is for electricity to flow
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The higher the resistance...
The smaller the current
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Diode
Conducts electricity in one direction only
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What happens in a wire?
The flow of electrons in a metal collide with ions in a lattice, and transfer energy to them
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